A History of DFW’s Revived Terminal E

Back in 1974, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport opened with four terminals, one of which was christened “Terminal 4E.” Delta Air Lines quickly moved into the space, establishing a mini-hub out of the terminal (called “Easy Street”) that would lead to control of nearly 30 percent of the airport’s traffic. As…

A City Divided: The Kansas City Airport Debate

Kansas City is rapidly reinvigorating itself, from revitalized suburbs like Overland Park, Olathe, and Piper to the recent success of sports teams such as the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and Sporting Kansas City. However, there is one eyesore that has divided the Midwest city: the airport. Kansas City…

Manchester Witnesses Record Breaking January, Moves to Top Twenty European…

Manchester Airport recorded a record-breaking January 2017 to kick-start the airport's accolades for the year. Over 1.6 million passengers passed through Manchester within that single month, which contributes to the airport's 11.3% year-on-year growth. This record displaces Stockholm as Manchester enters the leader board. Because of this surge, the annual rolling…

The World’s Busiest Airports: What the Rankings Mean

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) announced over the weekend that they have retained the title of world’s busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. The airport moved more than 104 million passengers in 2016, a 2.6 percent increase over 2015. They kept the title as Beijing Capital Airport (PEK) came in…

St. Louis-Lambert Outlines Terminal Expansions Following the Addition of New…

While many terminals don’t get a second chance once they close, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is doing the opposite. The former TWA hub has seen great declines in air service compared to its 2001 performance, however the airport is seeing a slow rise in traffic thanks to Southwest Airlines. As…

Qantas Unveils New $30 Million Maintenance Facility at LAX

On Friday, Qantas unveiled its brand new $30 million hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The hangar was designed specifically to be able to handle the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380. The hangar is 613,543 square feet and 12 stories high, which is just 10 stories less…

British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic Complete Terminal Relocations at…

On Wednesday, the two major carriers at London-Gatwick switched terminals. British Airways has moved operations from the North Terminal to the South Terminal, while easyJet's operations were consolidated into the North Terminal. Virgin Atlantic also moved their flights to the North Terminal. The move was announced in January 2016 and was originally…

Norwegian Adds 130 Jobs to Growing Edinburgh Base

Norwegian Air is continuing with their expansion plans, planning to hire an additional 130 staff members to operate new routes from Edinburgh, Scotland. The open positions will include roles for over 100 cabin crew and 30 pilots in an effort to support new routes across the Atlantic to the East Coast of the United States. In…

The Battle for The Nation’s Capital: Ronald Reagan Washington National…

With the signing of the Residence Act in 1790, Washington D.C. was slated to be the new capital of the United States of America. While the federal jurisdiction has had its battles, both won and lost, it has become the center of all government affairs for the nation. Over time,…